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Couples Therapy in New Haven, CT—Counselors and Therapists

Couples Therapy in New Haven, CT—Counselors and Therapists

Many of us are in relationships with that special someone to experience life with. It starts out happy and exciting and you can’t seem to get enough of each other. People often refer to this as the “honeymoon stage.” It feels like you are both on top of the world. It’s often when this phase of your relationship starts to fade that a couple is met with new obstacles they have to overcome. This can be a time that feels scary and hard but luckily, there are couples counselors who can step in to help.

You can’t just give up on someone because the situation is not ideal. Great relationships are not great because they have no problems. They are great because both people care enough about the other person to find a way to make it work. –Author Unknown

There are so many different reasons to seek out the help of a couples therapist. Jealousy, lack of trust, and different visions of the future are all common reasons. Couples counselors are experts at helping couples overcome the challenges they face and work towards a healthier, more open relationship. If you think that you and your partner would benefit from speaking with a professional, consider partnering with a couples therapist at Thriveworks Counseling in New Haven, CT.

How Does Couples Therapy Work?

Couples therapy can benefit every committed couple, regardless of age, background, or how long you have been together. Many couples put off seeking the help of a counselor because one partner may not be ready, they might feel ashamed, or they didn’t know it could actually help. However, there is no reason to put off seeking the support you need to work towards overall happiness.

A few specific relationship issues that are often discussed in couples counseling include:

  • Poor communication skills
  • Lack of understanding
  • Infidelity
  • Intimacy issues
  • Lying
  • Sexual problems
  • Financial concerns
  • Parenting choices
  • Jealousy, anger, resentment
  • Dependency or co-dependency

These are common relationship issues, but they are not the only relationship issues. Couples counseling often leads to feelings of warmth, connection, and improved wellness. When unresolved conflicts are left alone for too long, it can worsen your bond and decrease your overall mental, social, and physical health.

Our team of professional psychologists care deeply about helping you and your partner. They will meet with you together to understand what your goals and challenges are of the relationship. In addition, they will be able to see what concerns you have as individuals and how to work together to conquer them. We understand that every situation is unique. That’s why we personalize treatment plans for all of our clients.

How You Can Save Your Relationship

There are highs and lows to every relationship. If you are worried about the wellbeing of your relationship, it’s time to take action. Here are some things you can benefit from working with a couples therapist at Thriveworks Counseling:

  1. Experience feeling deeply understood by your partner
  2. Resolve roadblocks in your relationship before they become impossible to go around
  3. Learn how to resolve conflict in a healthy manner
  4. Understand how to be assertive without offending your partner
  5. Discover the benefits of being in a healthy relationship
  6. Learn how to reconnect on a deeper level, even after infidelity
  7. Grow as individuals to strengthen your bond together

At Thriveworks Counseling in New Haven, CT, we have a team of professional clinicians who care deeply about helping you and your partner achieve all of these things. It’s easy to focus on what isn’t working when you are trying to build your relationship up. It’s important to also look at what you are both doing right. Try showing or telling your partner at least once a day how much you appreciate them. It can be through a small “thank you” or surprising them with their favorite candy. These points are great for starting out. If you are ready to make a more meaningful change, reach out today.

Schedule an Appointment with a Couples Therapist at Thriveworks in New Haven, CT

You might feel like your relationship has hit a point of no return. Or, you just want to work with your partner on better communication skills. Regardless of why you want to seek the help of a licensed couples therapist, just know that reaching out is the first step to strengthening your bond.

When you are ready, visit our online booking system or call (203) 586-4264 to be connected with a scheduling specialist. Each of our sessions is between 45 and 90 minutes long. To help better meet the needs of you and your partner’s schedules, we also offer evening and weekend appointments. Lastly, online counseling options are available to those who prefer. Let’s start thriving!

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Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry New Haven

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  • 136 Sherman Ave Suite 402
    New Haven, CT 06511

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    Saturday:7AM-6PM
    Sunday:8AM-5PM

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